Skip to comments.DEATH: Terry Anderson, Radio Host Champion of Black Americans Against Unfair Immigrant Competition
Posted on 07/08/2010 12:43:43 PM PDT by AuntB
Terry Anderson, who called himself the Prisoner of South Central (Los Angeles) died earlier today, and the silence is already deafening.
For more than a decade, Terry had broadcast his loud and angry Sunday night radio show from Los Angeles under the motto of:
"Articulating The Popular Rage"
His constant tag-line was:
"If You Ain't Mad, You Ain't Payin' Attention"
When blue-collar Black Americans across the nation began to lose control of their neighborhoods, their occupations, their schools and their livelihoods because of immigration during the 1990s, Terry -- above all others -- refused to be silent.
For more than 15 years, nobody has been a more outspoken champion of the cause of Black Americans against the unfair competition of immigration.
A BIG MAN IN OVERALLS WITH A VOICE & MESSAGE TO MATCH
Terry's anger at what immigration had done to the historic Black neighborhoods of South Central L.A. pushed him onto stages across California and eventually across America. Usually proudly wearing overalls and doing nothing to disguise his small business and auto mechanic livelihood, Terry became one of the most popular orators in the movement to protect U.S. workers from illegal immigration.
Sadly, few of the traditional civil rights leaders -- Black or White -- have said a word in defense of Black Americans when it comes to immigration. Most of them have decided that the pain inflicted disproportionately on Black Americans is acceptable because immigration provides the leaders with other benefits. That is what made Terry's work so important and so courageous -- and so unique.
(Be sure to look at a short passionate interview of Terry that we used in one of our versions of the Chart & Gumballs video that we produced in the late 1990s.)
As far as I know, Terry had led a rather provincial life until immigration began to totally overwhelm his neighborhood. But he soon was seeing America. I first met him on the set of a cable TV show in Washington DC. It was his first time to see the nation's Capital. When taping was over late in the evening, I had the great privilege of driving Terry around all the lighted monuments of DC as the night tour evoked emotional patriotic expressions from him at the first-time sighting of each landmark.
Terry loved America, even when parts of America (including, sadly, some people who agree with the need to reduce immigration) still didn't see Black Americans as equally deserving and equally important parts of our national community. Terry always made those of us White Americans in the movement feel that he believed we cared as much about the Black victims in his Black neighborhood as we cared about White victims. And because of that, I sense that he created a lot more real and heart-felt concern throughout the movement for the disproportionate victimization of Black Americans by our nation's immigration policies.
MANY HEROES DIE BEFORE SEEING THE POSSIBILITY OF VICTORY DURING LONG BATTLES FOR CHANGE
Terry becomes the latest of a long list of grassroots patriots who selflessly devoted large amounts of their time and resources to this cause and have died without seeing a truly hopeful sign that the nation can be saved from the promiscuous immigration policies of the last 45 years.
He fought to the end in the hope that we might one day return to traditional levels of immigration and the rule of law in protecting the most vulnerable of Americans. But he died while the trajectory of his California continues to be abysmal deterioration.
Those of us who continue to live can honor Terry and all the other fallen patriots of the immigration-reduction movement by refusing to allow the status quo immigration policies to exist indefinitely. At some point, patriots in our numbers will begin to die with real evidence that the long, long effort for change will prevail before much of what we hold dear in our country is devastated.
If Terry couldn't live to see the victory, let's hope that at least those of us who knew Terry and were inspired by him will live to see it -- and without having to set any longevity records!
At this moment, though, Terry, I AM mad and I AM paying attention to the fact that our federal government is working even more vigorously to hurt Black Americans through its immigration policies than when you and I threw ourselves into this fight.
You know that I and NumbersUSA have always given special attention to the special threats immigration poses to Black Americans. You heard me express these concerns numerous times when we spoke from the same platforms, and we will speak even more forcefully now to attempt to compensate for the loss of your voice. And I know that although your special concern was for Black victims, your activism was for Americans of all races.
We've all lost a great advocate.
Terry behind the microphone
Terry at one of the many public gatherings he attended, often in Washington D.C. chasing down scoundrel politicians
I do take exception to Beck's headline. Terry Anderson was a champion for ALL Americans. He refused to be called a Black-American or any 'hyphanate' or to advocate for any particular race.
Terry Anderson was the best of what is America.
A note from CCIR
The True Patriot American Champion, talk show host and my dear friend, the beloved "Prisoner of South Central", TERRY ANDERSON, died at 3:30 AM this date, a victim of pancreatic and liver cancer. Although many of you have his home phone number, please do NOT call them at this time, but allow his family the private time they need to grieve his loss.
Messages and cards may be sent to 12400 Ventura Blvd - #643, Studio City, CA 91604. Details about a Memorial Service in his honor will be forthcoming as soon as I am advised.
God bless Terry, God bless each and every one of you who were his loyal supporters and God bless America!
In sorrow.... Barb Coe - CCIR
I am so sorry to hear this. May he RIP. What a sad loss.
"If You Ain't Mad, You Ain't Payin' Attention!"
Public Tributes to Terry
I feel very sad at the loss of this great American patriot. He did what I think is everyone’s reason for being on this earth, that is, to take a stand, to speak up, to fight to right wrongs, and to make a positive difference in the world. Terry may not have lived to see a positive change in our country’s immigration chaos, but he has inspired many other people by his passion and activism.
— Kathleen of NJ
We have lost a truly great American. Some may think that his show was only a rant for Blacks. Not true. He was for all legal American citizens. I’m a White American living in Brooklyn, New York and I shared his views and will greatly miss this man. Rest in peace Terry.
— Ernest of NY
He had a great show. I hope they can find a simular minded host with the same theme to take over that radio slot! I think that is important, and he would WANT that as well.
— Julia of CA
I have known Terry for many years and marched with him, he was a dear friend to my son and his family. We must take up the torch for him.
— Brabara of CA
A major loss. Terry always tried to do anything he could to help us in Georgia when I was living there and after. I just loved him. I was on his show once or twice, and we communicated for a long time. Just a very special and good person and a fellow warrior. Thank you, Terry.
— Donna of TN
People, if you ain’t sad you are one of the stupid people of America.
I have always been surprised the Black folks in America did not agree with him more, or at least did not seem to show it.
I’m really sorry to hear this. It’s a tough way to go.
Prayers for the family.
Sorry if I missed it, but how did Terry die?
OK, I saw the cause of death...
Thanks for posting this B.
Thanks for posting this auntb. He is a fixture down here in Los Angeles and we will miss him.
This is a heartbreaker. I loved his show, and was a long time listener to him. He won’t be replaced, because he CAN’T be replaced.
Into Gods arms you go, Terry!
Right On, Barbara.
We became good ‘cyber-friends’, I will miss him and his wisdom so much. Can’t stop sobbing.
I used to listen to Mr. Anderson on the Late George Putnam’s show.
To anyone who didn’t know of him, here’s an interview.
Terry got his start by calling George Putnam’s show on 870 KIEV (now KTLA) back in the 80’s.
“George Putnam, and now Terry .. Two great fighters gone..”
They were long time and very good friends as well.
How sad, prayers for his family.
Terry truly was a patriot warrior against illegal immigration. He leaves behind huge shoes to fill.
Rest in peace, Terry.
We have lost a great man today.
Oh man, what a loss- so sorry to read about Terry’s death.
Godspeed, your work is done..
I know. What a very sad thing to happen.
Terry Anderson took up that banner and carried it faithfully.
He will be sorely missed by all patriotic Americans.
Rest in Peace, Terry.
A great loss. Who will take his place?
Oh NO! ... Just when we need Terry the most ... oh my. This is so sad. Prayers for his family and close friends. They have suffered such a loss.
When blue-collar Black Americans across the nation began to lose control of their neighborhoods, their occupations, their schools and their livelihoods because of immigration during the 1990s, Terry -- above all others -- refused to be silent. For more than 15 years, nobody has been a more outspoken champion of the cause of Black Americans against the unfair competition of immigration.How is he on the federally mandated racial hiring quotas? Thanks AuntB.
golden bump! - He spoke out. More of us on FR are going to have to start speaking out. Live and in color... ready or not.
“How is he on the federally mandated racial hiring quotas?”
Terry Anderson was strictly against all quotas except one...NO illegal aliens. He was an American first, last, always. His shows are archived, you will be glad if you listen.
BTW...here’s a good one introduced on the Terry Anderson Show.
FLUSH THE JOHN! McCain HAS to go!
(To the tune of Frankie & Johnny!)
Johnny and Teddy were Senators
On opposite sides of the aisle
They got together and drafted a bill
Guaranteed to make illegals smile
Amnesty was their game and they had no shame
Johnny and Senator Feingold
Gave campaign finance a try
But then the highest court in the land
Said the 1st amendment must apply
Gotta play by the rules now Johnny looks like a fool
Johnny and Mr. Obama
They both agree Gitmo should close
But bringing terrorists into the USA
Is a plan that we oppose
No, they dont belong and Johnnys got it all wrong
Now Johnny and Senator Lieberman
Got together on cap and trade
Anemic hands across the aisle
Gonna send the country to its grave
Its time to let him know old Johnnys gotta go
Johnny believes Global Warming
Limousine Liberals and all
Congressional junkets to Copenhagen
Everybodys havin a ball
Just ask Al Gore - Johnny knows the score
S & L Man Charlie Keating
He came to Johnny one day
Said the government boys are sniffing around
How much to make em go away?
Did Johnny take a bribe to join the Keating 5?
Now fast-forward 20 years later
Banks are in trouble again
Johnny says, Lets bail em out
Its just a trillion or maybe ten.
Lets put some wind in their sails cause theyre too big to fail.
We know theres oil in Alaska
Drilling wont cause any harm
But Johnny agrees with the tree-hugging geeks
Gas is gonna cost a leg and an arm
Johnny why cant you see whats good for you and me?
Now everyone knows about ACORN
They get lots of taxpayers dough
Prostitution rings and voter fraud
And home loans to any old schmoe
No matter ACORNs crimes Johnny thinks theyre just fine
Were tired of hearin your flip-flops
Were tired of hearin your lies
You may think were all dummies but you cant
Pull the wool over our eyes
Youre careers hit a snag - so start packin your bags
Cause Johnny, youve worn out your welcome
Its time to bid DC goodbye
Go write a book or learn to cook
And eat a little humble pie
Just ask Sheriff Joe he says you gotta go
Yeah, go Johnny, go its time to hit the road.
MUST SEE!! The Flush the John Song has gone viral and is on YOU TUBE!
90 Day Solution Without Confusion
Terry Anderson — May 20, 2007
The debate over the illegal alien invasion has already happened. The American people have stated loud and clear that they want all illegal aliens deported and not rewarded. Those who do not want illegal aliens deported, including some elected politicians, racist separatist hate groups (MALDEF, LULAC, MEChA the National Council of the Race, etc.), the media and elitists like Bill O’Reilly continually tell us that we can’t “ROUND UP” twenty million people. The term “round up” is inflammatory and is used to make us seem barbaric or less than human and discourage us from doing what must be done to save America. The truth of the matter is, we don’t have to “round up” anybody. What we have to do is make existence in this country extremely hostile to those here illegally and guess what? They will leave! Make it where they can’t buy or sell, can’t rent, can’t drive, can’t work, can’t medicate, educate or incarcerate! Do these things and THEY WILL LEAVE!!! Having said that, I offer, to MY country, a humble plan to rid us of this huge burden. This plan is based on common sense, THE LAW and a will to do it. It goes like this:
Congress shall declare a 90 day amnesty for ALL illegal aliens. During that period NO status adjustments will be made. Zero! For 90 days illegal aliens will have the opportunity to dispose of any accumulated assets, both real and personal. Bought a house? Sell it! Bought a car? Sell it! Got a dog, give it away! They will have three months to settle their affairs and sever all ties to this country. At the end of the amnesty period, on day 91, ANY illegal alien still here will be considered a federal, felony fugitive and will be arrested and jailed. One year the first time. FIVE years the second time and TEN years the third time. We will build a tent prison in the California / Arizona desert and expand it as needed. Once jailed, all assets will be seized and sold at auction. All proceeds will be used to incarcerate said illegal aliens. These stipulations will apply to anyone who entered the country illegally OR any Visa overstay of one day or more.
ANY ILLEGAL ALIEN CAUGHT IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER THE AMNESTY PERIOD HAS EXPIRED WILL BE BANNED FROM THE COUNTRY FOR LIFE!
On day 91, ANY employer who hires an illegal alien fugitive will be jailed. One year for the first offense, FIVE years for the second and TEN years for the third. These laws and penalties will also apply to any bank lending money to illegal aliens and anyone giving them aid and shelter, including churches.
American born children of illegal aliens will be placed in jeopardy by the actions of their parents. Since the American people had no hand in those actions, the responsibility for the care of those children will be that of their parents. If they self-deport, they have the option to take the kids with them or leave them here with an adult of their choice. If the parent is incarcerated as an illegal alien fugitive, they have the option of placing the children with an adult of their choice or making them wards of the federal government and placed in an institution until their release.
These measures are hard but they are fair and are needed to assure the survival of this once great country. They apply to anyone in the country illegally regardless of race, creed, color, height, weight, age, sex, or national origin.
Perfect common sense.
“Perfect common sense.”
Yes. THAT was the essence of Terry Anderson.
Common sense. And a good heart.
” A great loss. Who will take his place? “
Nobody. Terry Anderson was an American original. He can’t be replaced, only followed.
This is so very sad. Terry was that rare individual who emerged as a leader without seeking to be one. I think we all responded to his natural talent and his great personal character. Terry was a patriot, like his friend and mentor George Putnam. He will be missed.
Sunday night void.
Thanks,...a sad loss.
Here’s one Terry didn’t like....and with good reason.
Now, can someone tell us again why we should keep voting for these rino’s?
Whitman’s (McCain in a skirt!) new billboards in Spanish: I’m against Prop 187, AZ law
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 7, 2010 | Joe Garofoti
Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2010
A reader just sent us evidence of GOP guv candidate Meg Whitman’s latest outreach to Latino voters: A Spanish-language billboard saying she (would have) opposed Proposition 187 and opposes the controversial Arizona immigration law.
The billboard, spotted on Highway 99 about 2 miles north of Earlimart in Tulare County, says:
“NO a la Proposicion 187 y NO a la Ley de Arizona — Meg Whitman.”
Oh but AuntB, she was the real Conservative in the race.
Fiorina and Whitman lied their asses off to get the nomination. We told people they were.
Now Republicans are convinced voting for them will make things better.
Notice I said ‘Republicans’.
Whitman has already caved on illegal immigration, and she hasn’t even been elected yet.
She’s the mirror (political) image of Liver Lip McCain.
Yes, yes and YES!
Going to bed. Sad day.
I apologize for not addressing Terry Anderson’s passing first.
I didn’t pay close enough attention to the title, and was shocked to note other people’s comments.
Has he been ill for some time? I wasn’t aware he was close to death and am so sorry to hear of it.
Terry was a great guy. I met him a number of times at the Jeffer’s in La Canada, California.
He was a mild mannered man who was moved to take up the Conservative cause in opposition to leftists run amok. He was a good speaker, sort of an everyman type of demeanor.
He was a class act, and I’m so sorry to hear about his passing. His family will miss him greatly, and so will I.
” Who will take his place?”
I can’t even imagine. Terry had great natural talent to go along with his great common sense. He was truly ‘the spokesman for the popular rage’.
Terry mentioned sometime in the last month that he was being treated by a doctor and he was absent for his last two shows. But he didn’t let on just how ill he was.
Rest in Peace, Terry!
My heartfelt thanks goes out to you for fighting the good fight against illegal immigration. My prayers go out to you and your family.
You will be missed, brother!
“Sunday night void.”
Boy that’s a fact. I hope somebody tries to keep the show alive. Maybe Chuck Wilder could, he took over George’s show when he passed away.
The problem is, like you said, Terry can’t be replaced he can only be followed. Maybe someone will surprise us and rise to the occasion just like Terry did.
Yep, Whitman is just one more Republican phony trying to fool conservatives in order to get elected.
Man that’s awful. So sorry to hear it. I appreciate you filling me in on this.
I met Terry once. He was a good man.
Heard about this on local Denver radio show host Peter Boyles’ show this morning. He and Terry were friends. He was pretty upset by it.
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